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free read The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World (The MIT Press) 106 R miss on the road and the unheard conversation at the table In The Distracted Mind Adam Gazzaley and Larry Rosena neuroscientist and a psychologistexplain why our brains aren't built for multitasking and suggest better ways to live in a high tech world without giving up our modern technologyThe authors explain that our brains are limited in their ability to pay attention We don't really multitask but rather switch rapidly between tasks Distractions and interruptions often technology relatedreferred to by the authors as interferencecollide with our goal setting a. I was reuired to read this in my college English class The book didn t interest me nearly as much as I was hoping it to

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free read The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World (The MIT Press) 106 Bilities We want to finish this paperspreadsheetsentence but our phone signals an incoming message and we drop everything Even without an alert we decide that we must check in on social media immediatelyGazzaley and Rosen offer practical strategies backed by science to fight distraction We can change our brains with meditation video games and physical exercise; we can change our behavior by planning our accessibility and recognizing our anxiety about being out of touch even briefly They don't suggest that we give up our devices but that we use them in abalanced w. Thorough and comprehensive on some of the most relevant processes in the mind

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free read The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World (The MIT Press) 106 Why our brains aren't built for media multitasking and how we can learn to live with technology in abalanced wayBrilliant and practical just what we need in these techno human timesJack Kornfield author of The Wise HeartMost of us will freely admit that we are obsessed with our devices We pride ourselves on our ability to multitaskread work email reply to a text check Facebook watch a video clip Talk on the phone send a text drive a car Enjoy family dinner with a glowing smartphone next to our plates We can do it all 247 Never mind the errors in the email the nea. Few people are aware of the cognitive costs in this new high tech world There are cognitive costs and these costs are severe Few people are aware that we cannot multitask When we think we are multitasking we are actually switching rapidly between or all to often among tasks The very act of switching reuires attention These cognitive costs result in poorer performance This is well documented in the poorer academic performance of students who make heavy use of social media In addition to poorer cognitive performance the book also describes the effects on our bodies and the uality of social interactionsThe Distracted MInd also provides an excellent description of that marvelous organ between our two ears the brain and the remarkable mind produced by


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    Free E–pub [The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High–Tech World (The MIT Press)] author Join or create book clubs Join or create book clubs Î 6 read Have you noticed how many people are looking at their smartphones while walking crossing the street or even driving Does it drive you up the

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    Free E–pub [The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High–Tech World (The MIT Press)] author Join or create book clubs A basic premise of this book We have an evolutionary and survivalist need to access information We literally forage for important information much like food foraging In fact novelty and information trigger our brain’s reward dopamine system However modern access to huge volumes of information creates an overloa

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    Free E–pub [The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High–Tech World (The MIT Press)] author Join or create book clubs characters The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World (The MIT Press) Few people are aware of the cognitive costs in this new high tech world There are cognitive costs and these costs are severe Few people are aware that we cannot multitask When we think we are multitasking we are

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    Free E–pub [The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High–Tech World (The MIT Press)] author Join or create book clubs characters The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World (The MIT Press) The first half the book explains the science behind focus concentration and distraction I found this half of the book very intriguing although I would like to research further to understand if their theory linking procrastination to our animal instinct of foraging is widely acceptedThe second half is mostly self

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    Free E–pub [The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High–Tech World (The MIT Press)] author Join or create book clubs I rather enjoyed this book One of the issues i have had with literature in my discipline is that it would be either too theoretical to the point of irrelevance or sensational This book is the happy medium where the author discusses a somewhat sensational topic but nests the discussion in research findings that give credence to his arguments No grandilouent language or overly abstract theories An accessible read

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    Join or create book clubs Î 6 read Free E–pub [The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High–Tech World (The MIT Press)] author Join or create book clubs I was reuired to read this in my college English class The book didn't interest me nearly as much as I was hoping it to

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    Free E–pub [The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High–Tech World (The MIT Press)] author Join or create book clubs read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Î Join or create book clubs characters The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World (The MIT Press) This book outlines how our brains function and how easily we can be distracted The authors then show how much modern technol

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    Free E–pub [The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High–Tech World (The MIT Press)] author Join or create book clubs Thorough and comprehensive on some of the most relevant processes in the mind

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    Free E–pub [The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High–Tech World (The MIT Press)] author Join or create book clubs Join or create book clubs Î 6 read read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Î Join or create book clubs Adam Gazzaley is pioneering some very exciting research and has successfully condensed a lot of great content in a digest

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    read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Î Join or create book clubs Join or create book clubs Î 6 read Free E–pub [The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High–Tech World (The MIT Press)] author Join or create book clubs Ottimo libro interessante e ben scritto Un libro che viaggia tra la psicologia umana e offre soluzioni pratiche molto utili nella vita di tutti i giorni Come sempre servizio impeccabile

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    Free E–pub [The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High–Tech World (The MIT Press)] author Join or create book clubs Dal mio punto di vista l'ho trovato molto nozionistico e solo una parte dava consigli utili su come essere più concentrati

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